Man injured in West Penn accident
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
A 40-year old Orwigsburg man was seriously injured Thursday morning in a violent one vehicle crash along Pine Hill Road in West Penn Township. West Penn police report the crash occurred just before 11 a.m. as David Brown, Jr. was operating his late model pickup truck east. For some unknown reason Brown lost control with his unit swerving to the left, leaving the north berm and impacting with a tree head-on. Brown was extricated from the wreckage by members of the West Penn Fire Company No. 1. The victim was treated at the scene by Lehighton paramedics then flown via Penn Star helicopter to St. Luke's Hospital Trauma Center.